Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:
The FunDraisers was a charitable corporation founded to raise money for needy organizations in the Metropolitan Atlanta area. It started in 1988 and disbanded in 2010. The records include correspondence, directories, event information, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous administration documents, and scrapbooks.
Future, Inc. Records
Future, Inc. was a social investment club that started in 1951 by a group of Atlanta businessmen led by Joe Asher. What started as a portfolio valued at $4800, grew to $1,802,577 by the year 2001. The records contain the organizations articles of incorporation, by-laws, correspondence, finances, invitations, membership information, newspaper clippings, and meeting minutes.
Gisela Meyer Spielberg Family Papers
A German immigrant to the United States in the middle of the Second World War, Gisela Meyer Spielberg and her family made a life for themselves in Atlanta, GA following the antisemitic rule of Hitler which they only just barely escaped.
Gordon Family Papers
The Gordon family spans several generations in Atlanta and Macon, Georgia. Their papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, military records, genealogical information, and diaries.
Harold Brockey Papers
Harold Brockey was an executive for Rich’s department store. He served as president of the company from 1961 to 1972 and oversaw the sale of the store to Federated Department Stores. The papers include correspondence, invitations, programs, certificates, awards, newsletters, and material related to Rich’s.
Harold Hersch Family Papers
Harold Hersch was a Holocaust survivor and prominent businessman in Atlanta, Georiga. His papers consist of newspaper articles, a family history, correspondence from relatives in Poland, and papers relating to the restitution of property confiscated during World War II.
Harry B. Siegel Papers
Harry B. Siegel began a career in railroading in 1912 and who was at the age of 25 promoted to freight and passenger train conductor. In 1940, he became general yardmaster and in 1941 he became terminal trainmaster of Southern Railway's largest freight yards in Atlanta. In 1943 he became manager of the Atlanta Terminal Co representing four railroads.
Harry Silverman Family Papers
Harry Silverman was a leading cigar dealer and restaurateur of Atlanta. His papers include correspondence, a bill of sale for a slave named Harriet, 1862, a published biography of Crawford W. Long, photocopies of newspaper articles, genealogies and family histories.
Helen Gordon Family Papers
Helen Vellowe Papers
Ms. Vellowe was an associate employee of Rich’s Department Store for many years.
Henry A. Alexander, Sr. Family Papers
Henry A. Alexander, Sr. was active in both the general and Jewish community. As a lawyer, he was asked to help in the appeals process for the Leo M. Frank trial. He was the founder of the Atlanta Historical Society and president of the United Hebrew School. The papers consist of court transcripts, correspondence, and newspaper articles relating to the Leo Frank Case, general family correspondence, and Alexander genealogical material.
Henry Koplin Family Papers
Herman Heyman Family Papers
Hortense Kaufmann Stahl Family Papers
Hortense Kaufmann Stahl is a member of a long-time Georgia family who settled in Albany, Georgia and later moved to Brunswick, Georgia and to Atlanta. The collection consists of three prayer books, one of which contains the Kaufmann family genealogy and a meeting notice to members of Atlanta Lodge No. 78, B.P.O. Elks, 1928.
Israel Expo ’85 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records
Records pertaining to Ruth Singer's responsibilities as visual arts chairman, including correspondence, newsletters, invitations, financial reports and newspaper clippings.
Jack Weinstock Family Papers
A native of Germany, Jack (Jacob) Weinstock immigrated to the United States and settled in Atlanta. He became a prominent and well respected businessman in the community and surrounding area. The papers are primarily composed of correspondence, newspaper, articles, certificates and family papers.
Jacob L. Friend Family Papers
The Jacob L. Friend Papers was a Russian immigrant who came to America by way of Shanghai. The papers are composed primarily of newspaper articles, documents, personal correspondence, synagogue records, writings and a scrapbook.
Janna Felt Zwerner Family Papers
The Janna Felt Zwerner Family Papers consist of material related to Robert Travis, who was active in the Zionist movement in Atlanta. The papers contain correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, and speeches.
Jewish Educational Loan Fund Records II
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta Audiovisual Collection
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta Records
Jewish War Veterans, Mack Frankel Post No. 112 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records
Scrapbooks of the Mack Frankel Post No. 112, Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America.
Jewish War Veterans – National Ladies Auxiliary Post 112
Joseph Epstein Family Papers
These papers were found in the stacks and not much is known about the creator and the family. The collection includes correspondence, German marks, and various files containing material from various family members.
Kristallnacht – 70th Anniversary Commemoration Records
Kristallnacht - 70th Commemoration Records, 2008, consists of correspondence, fliers, programs, planning notes and newspaper articles relating to the Atlanta community-wide event to commemorate the "Night of Broken Glass," which took place November 9-10, 1938 in Germany and Austria.
Leo Frank 100th Anniversary Collection
Limmud Atlanta & Southeast Records
The Limmud Atlanta & Southeast is a Jewish volunteer-based organization brought to the region by Limmud UK in 2008. It promotes and sponsors events for the learning and teaching to further one on their Jewish journey, both individually and through their community. The records consist of marketing materials and program books.
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta Records
The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, formerly known as the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, was officially founded in 1910, as the Jewish Educational Alliance. Over the years the center remained the central meeting place for Jewish youth and adults. The records consist of newsletters, annual reports, minutes, programs and flyers.
Margaret Strauss Weiller Family Papers
Materials related to the life and family of Margaret Strauss Weiller including family histories, genealogical charts, newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence